Daily Wine News: What’s Ahead

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 03-08-2019

(Flickr: JonathanCohen)

(Flickr: JonathanCohen)

In Wine-Searcher, Liza B. Zimmerman looks at what’s ahead for US wine: new delivery services, new shipping laws and new technology.

In SevenFifty Daily, Shana Clarke reports from Vinexpo, where wine professionals discussed how they were utilizing emerging technologies to maintain a competitive edge.

A project to install ‘colossal’ wind turbines in the heart of the Chablis vineyards will ‘completely spoil’ the landscape, according to wine grower Jean-Marc Brocard. Richard Woodard reports on the objection in Decanter.

In the San Francisco Chronicle, Esther Mobley pens an obituary for John Shafer, founder of the influential Shafer Vineyards, who died March 2 at the age of 94.

In Wine Spectator, James Molesworth pays a visit to Faust Wines’ Coombsville vineyard. “Located adjacent to Hobbs’ vineyards, Faust’s 130-acre property was planted by the Huneeus family in 1998, making it one of the earliest vineyard developments in the area, following Caldwell and Farella.”

When speaking at the Climate Change Leadership conference in Porto, Jamie Goode said: “Wine is the canary in the coal mine of agriculture.”

On the Northforker blog, Cyndi Zaweski profiles Ami Opisso, the creative leader of two major Long Island wine labels: Lieb Cellars and Bridge Lane.

Tom Wark explores “wine, millennials and the art of a proper rant.”

VinePair shares a few details about their site redesign.

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